The German growing area Franconia
used to be in the three areas Maindreieck
and Steigerwald with 23 large layers and 216 individual layers. In November 2011 a new regulation was decided by the members of the Franconian Wine Association. The three old areas will be replaced by 12 much smaller ones. In the medium to long term, these will also replace the 23 large locations. The old areas once played a role in the predominant marketing of Franconian table wine, which they had lost for a long time. Before this change, the following description applied to the Steigerwald area:
The Steigerwald area is in the east and covers over 1,500...